Tag Archives: chocolate

Spicy dark chocolate and granola bark

A healthy-ish treat that’s ready in minutes! We’ve been told for years that eating dark chocolate is good for our health in multiple ways, so I decided to make a good thing even better by adding some heat. And guess … Continue reading

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Salted caramel and chocolate covered pretzels        

Easy and delicious homemade candy! Whether for a party, bake sale or picnic treat, these little bites are sure to be a big hit. Best of all, you can easily find gluten-free pretzels if that’s the crowd you need to … Continue reading

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Chocolate dipping spoons

An edible holiday gift the kids can make! These spoons – perfect for stirring extra deliciousness into a mug of hot chocolate, steamed milk or coffee – were one of our favourite teachers’ gifts for years. Easy enough for the … Continue reading

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S’mores brownies with salted caramel and dark chocolate

A favourite campfire treat gets a fabulous makeover! Rich, gooey and deliciously decadent, these brownies are one of the most wonderful things I have ever baked. Putting a graham cracker crust under my favourite chewy brownie recipe, throwing in some … Continue reading

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A mostly make-ahead fancy vegetarian feast

Perfect for date night…or any night! Move over, meat and potatoes. When it comes to making a special dinner at home, why not try a new approach to menu planning? Vegetarian meals by their very nature are colourful and appealing; … Continue reading

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Chocolate Balsamic Sauce

A versatile treat that’s great for gifting! This thick, rich sauce is ideal as a glaze for roasted meats and great as a drizzle over ice cream or sliced fruit such as strawberries or pears. You can also make amazing … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Cannoli with Crispy Cinnamon Cookies

All the flavour, none of the fuss! I adore eating cannoli but I don’t enjoy making it. Maybe the distinct absence of any Italian ancestors in my lineage leaves me ill-equipped for the task, but I find filling those delicate … Continue reading

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